Dolton mayor questions operators of struggling senior center
Taxpayers in cash-strapped suburb have paid $7 million to subsidize rehab project, operations since 2007 Battles for control of a struggling, village-owned senior center have roiled politics in south suburban Dolton for years, and that tradition appears to be continuing under newly elected Mayor Riley Rogers.
Former Guatemala President Alfonso Portillo extradited to U.S.
He's accused of using U.S. banks to launder millions of dollars in public funds he allegedly embezzled while in office. MEXICO CITY — Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo was extradited Friday from his home country to the United States, where he faces long-standing charges that he used U.S. banks to launder millions of dollars in public funds that he allegedly embezzled while in office, according to U.S. officials and court documents.
Chile Fines Barrick Gold Over Big Mine Project
The Chilean government fined Barrick $15.8 million for alleged breaches in environmental controls at its flagship Pascua-Lama mine.
Barrick Gold: ‘We regret environmental problems, we’ll comply’
Canadian mining company Barrick Gold Corporation said today that it will comply with the details of the resolution of Chile's Superintendent for the Environment (SMA) in which the authority fined the company US$ 16.4 million.
SCO boss: I was offered $2 million by Utah’s top prosecutor
CEO recorded money talks and gave recording to feds, report says.